Man arrested after assault

Police arrested a 29-year-old man from Balaklava for aggravated assault causing harm, following an incident at Balaklava last Wednesday night. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Vandals smash windows at Sports Club

Les Pearson reports BALAKLAVA Sports Club officials were left shattered by “mindless vandals” who smashed several windows on the southern side of the building on Sunday afternoon, causing about $2500 damage. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Growers prepare for sowing season

SOLID recent rainfall across the district has some broadacre farmers considering an early start to seeding, with a number of growers already in tractors sowing feed crops. Balaklava farmer, Ben Shepherd, pictured with son, Logan, has been spraying recently but thoughts of seeding are not far away. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Don’s life ingrained in grain

UP CLOSE with Les Pearson THE long golden fields of the Adelaide Plains hold a special place in the heart of Balaklava man, Don Hawke, with the annual grain crops stirring memories of many harvests during his lifetime working in the industry. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com